for my next trick, i shall put on weight

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In order to get Squawk to eat baked macaroni1, I have to eat it with her. At this point in the proceedings, in fact, I have to eat it for her.

I find I am entirely okay with this.

And because she's extremely cautious around food, I know I'm going to need to eat it for her about 10 times before she consents to taste it. And then I'm going to need to eat it with her another 10+ times before she decides she likes said taste. This means baked macaroni every night for the next 10+ days.

…I am entirely okay with this, also.

  1. Who doesn't simply stuff their face with this the nanosecond it's put in front of them?! []